POWELL, Samuel Thomas
(Service number 62882)

First Rank Private Last Rank Sapper


Date 29 October 1874 Place of Birth England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment St Andrews, South Canterbury
Occupation Fishmonger
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs C. A. BRADFORD (sister), care of A.M.P., Townsville, Queensland, Australia; Mrs F. L. Tait (friend), St Andrews, South Canterbury
Religion Methodist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 34th Reinforcements, Specialist Company
Date 8 February 1918
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Engineers

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 26 August 1947 Age 72 years
Place of Death Fairlie
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 102, Plot 19
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Samuel thomas Powell was a fishmonger living in Timaru when he was called up in 1917.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [02 December 2016]

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